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Will autonomous cars render the driving license obsolete? 0

They’re not yet a familiar sight on the nation’s roads, but the experts are predicting that it’s only a matter of time. As autonomous driving tech continues to evolve and driverless cars begin tests in areas of the UK, how far away are we from road travel being largely automated? Will we still need a(…)

Uber self-driving programme runs into problems 0

Uber’s self-driving car development program has temporarily hit the buffers after a crash in Arizona that resulted in one of its vehicles ending up on its side. The enterprising car-hire firm was forced to suspend its pilot commercial service over the weekend, after a further problem in a testing process that has already been plagued(…)

Flying cars to be tested by end of 2017 0

Flying cars are one step closer to being a reality, after one of the world’s largest aerospace companies – Airbus – announced plans to begin testing a prototype by the end of the year. In a move that could be a significant step towards easing congestion on urban roads, the company’s chief executive Tom Enders,(…)

Google’s Sticky Car 0

Google may have just come up with a crazy idea that may protect pedestrians from a crash with its autonomous car. Although there have been many patents submitted by the company, this specific one does seem like the funniest, yet also the most effective one too. It is claimed that Google will be utilising a(…)

Google’s autonomous crash caused by attempts to humanize technology 0

Google tried to make their robotic driverless cars seem more ‘human’… and they immediately caused an accident. The crash, which took place in California in February, is the first in which the company’s autonomous technology is at least partially responsible for an accident. Engineers at Google have announced that software changes made that gave autonomous(…)

Google “perplexed” by California’s driverless car ruling 0

Google aren’t pleased with the proposed California ruling regarding autonomous vehicles. The tech-company says the proposal to have someone at the wheel of the driverless car is “perplexing”. Chris Urmson, head of Google’s self-drive division, wrote in a blog post last Thursday: “This maintains the same old status quo and falls short on allowing this technology(…)

All New Google Autonomous Technology to Assist Self Driven Cars 0

Google has always tested its cars around mountain roads and not on busy roads, until now. Now after gaining permission from the Texas Government this Google autonomous technology will be tested, using Lexus SUVs which are now cursing on the roads of Austin Texas. These self driving cars still carry a safety driver, while including(…)